:: Title :: Commentary on early American settlers by Alan Lomax
:: Genre :: poem, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Texas City (Galveston County), Texas (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Anglo-American, Anglo-American
:: Session :: Alan Lomax as performer III
:: Date :: 4/19/1969
:: Reference Information :: T9000.0, Track 28 (00:01:37)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - A lecture and song performance given by Alan Lomax in Texas City, Texas, on April 19, 1969. Lomax illustrates the development of American folk music through New England hymns to black spirituals and bad man ballads. The recording was given to Lomax by Robert P. Shinn.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Lomax reads an early American settler's description of the beauty and abundance of the country - "To my eyes it was nature's masterpiece." (1622)
:: Collection :: Miscellaneous Recordings 1950-1990

 

 

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